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Sonepar USA Inc

Administrative Assistant

Columbus, OH

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At Pepco, a Springfield Electric brand owned by Sonepar, we are a leader in electrical distribution. Under Springfield Electric we continue to grow throughout the Midwest, including locations in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio and Missouri. As part of Sonepar, the worldwide leader in electrical distribution, we have a global reach that allows us to offer excellent benefits and develop innovative solutions, while maintaining our strong local roots and close-knit culture. We empower our associates to contribute to our success by adopting the adapt, dare, learn mindset-- adapt to new situations and people, dare to appropriately challenge the status quo, and learn from others and our own mistakes.

We have a great opportunity for a diligent Administrative Assistant to join our team! This role has receptionist duties as well as supporting the branch functions of shipping and deliveries, purchase orders, and meetings hosted by the Columbus branch.

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Starting Rate: $19-20 per hour

Schedule: Monday through Friday 8 AM - 5 PM.

How you will contribute:

  • Promptly answer and distribute correspondence e.g., phone calls, email and mail. Transfer calls, take a message or page as appropriate.
  • Greet incoming representatives and customers. Provide great customer service while they wait for assistance.
  • Process expense reports for the Columbus branch; research and solve discrepancies.
  • Expedite open purchase orders.
  • Receive packing lists from the warehouse from system Eclipse.
  • Process daily shipping manifest.
  • Support the lighting and gear departments by performing project management and job data entry.
  • File paperwork as needed.
  • Organize special events such as luncheons when needed.
  • Maintain conference room stocked with drinks and clean and ready for meetings.
  • Maintain front incoming areas and kitchen tidy and presentable by spot cleaning.
  • Perform other administrative items for our sales team as needed.

What you bring:

  • Previous office or administrative experience
  • Intermediate computer skills e.g. MS Office and ability to operate a computer and phone
  • Characteristic of a customer oriented mindset e.g. internal and external customers
  • Sense of urgency to complete tasks that require prioritization in a timely manner
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate clearly in English verbally or by using a keyboard for written communication

What we offer:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plus employer paid short term and long-term disability and life insurance.
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement and employee development.
  • Annual Safety Shoe Reimbursement
  • Employee Discount on products

Who we are:

We're the world's number one distributor of electrical products, solutions and related services. Pepco is owned by Sonepar, a global company with over 450 locations nationwide. Whether you grow at one of our local Opcos or at one in another region, we want you to grow with us! All associates are regularly trained and we value promoting from within when possible.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Springfield Electric, a Sonepar Company is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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Client-provided location(s): Columbus, OH, USA
Job ID: Sonepar_USA-30055
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Adoption Assistance Program
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
  • Professional Development

    • Leadership Training Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Access to Online Courses